PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

giant snakes, mosquito terrorism, and bonus Froomkin

Ooh. The faith-based initiative gets a church-and-state check. Clever! Also, changing the debate on abortion?

Andrew Cohen on the terror law authors.

Virginia moves closer to a smoking ban.

* Ouch. The jobless rate skyrockets. Scary stuff.
* Dan Froomkin on the latest Cheney offensive, plus having a president who admits mistakes.
* Transforming a Republican party that doesn't want to change.
* A flaw in China's armor?
* Iran launches a satellite.
* Newsweek discovers steampunk.
* The AV Club talks with Adam Baldwin.
* Cramps singer Lux Interior passed away.

Cripes! The largest snake ever was really quite large. Bonus: the Explainer, on how prehistoric animals got so big.

The coolest thing you'll read today: Bill Gates unleashes a swarm of mosquitoes at a conference. (Courtesy hammerforge.)

Tags: news, science!, two-fisted tales

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